Thai basil pork (pad krapow moo). This pad kra pao (pork & holy basil-stir-fry) features a key ingredient: holy basil! This is also the kind of basil most commonly used in Thai restaurants here in the States, I believe. That said, a few commenters on those recipes felt very passionately about our basil usage.
You'll find it in Thai Basil Chicken is almost as popular as pork. Minced pork Thai Basil stir-fry is the most common Pad Krapow found among local eating spots in. Authentic Thai Recipe for Stir Fried Pork with Basil. You can have Thai basil pork (pad krapow moo) using 17 ingredients and 13 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of Thai basil pork (pad krapow moo)
- You need 7-10 of green chilies (green or mix of red, add as much or as little depending on spicy tolerance).
- Prepare 7-9 of garlic cloves, whole.
- Prepare 1 bag of runner beans, finely sliced into circles.
- You need of Cooking the meat:.
- Prepare 2-3 tablespoons of vegetable oil (frying meat).
- You need 500 g of any mince meat (beef, pork or chicken).
- Prepare of Sauce:.
- It’s 4 teaspoons of oyster sauce.
- You need 4 teaspoon of light soy sauce.
- Prepare 2 teaspoon of fish sauce (add more or less depending on preference).
- Prepare 2 tablespoon of sugar (palm or white, use more or less).
- You need 1/2 cup of water (add more or less depending on preference).
- You need 1 packet of holy basil leaves (basil leaves), separated from stalk.
- You need of Garnish:.
- Prepare 2 tablespoons of cooking oil, frying egg (any oil of preference).
- It’s 1 of egg (per serving), fried.
- You need 1 of lime, sliced into 4 to 8 wedges.
Pad Kaprow (ผัดกะเพราหมู) is probably one of the most popular dishes in Thailand. This is my ultimate Thai comfort food. Remove the basil leaves from their stems. Quickly turn it over a few times to mix the leaves with the meat and then remove from the heat and serve hot with rice.
Thai basil pork (pad krapow moo) instructions
- Cut the chillis in half and transfer along with the garlic to a pestle and mortar. Gently crush garlic and chilies together, until you get a coarse paste. Tip: If you don't have a mortar, as an alternative use a blender instead..
- Wash the runner beans in a sieve, drain the excess water and cut of the tops and bottoms. Then place back into the sieve. Get a small amount of runner beans on a chopping board. Cut the runner beans into roughly half an inch, small circular pieces..
- Place onto a plate and repeat until all runner beans have been cut and set aside..
- Grate the palm sugar block over a small bowl (or use white sugar) and set aside..
- In a wok, add and heat the vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Now add the chilli and garlic paste and fry until fragrant (the aroma and spiciness is realstes) stirring occasionally to not burn the garlic..
- Once aromas fills the kitchen add the mince meat to the wok. Break up the mince meat with a spatula into small pieces. Stir the mixture frequently, until the mince is almost cooked..
- Add the runner beans to the mixture and stir occasionally until the soft and cooked. Turn the heat to medium..
- Add the oyster sauce, soya sauce and fish sauce to wok. Thoroughly mix together. Add palm sugar (white sugar), water and stir well. Once combined taste it and adjust (if needed add more soy, oyster sauce fish sauce or sugar). It should have a sweet, salty and spicy flavour all at the same time..
- Turn the heat to low and let the runner beans cook to desired softness. Then add the basil leaves and let it cook for a minute, stirring occasionally. Turn off the heat, cover with a lid and set aside..
- Now time to make the fried egg. In a pan on medium heat, add a tiny amount of oil and let it heat up. Oil is ready when it becomes shimmery and very loose. Crack the egg into a small bowl and gently place in the pan..
- Let the egg cook for a few minutes. Do not move the egg, the whites will slowly begin to set. In the meantime, in a small bowl scoop some rice. Mould the rice and transfer to a serving bowl and set aside. Add some of the stir fried beef with holy basil onto the serving bowl. Go back to check the eggs..
- When the whites are set and the yolk is cooked to your preference (I like my yolk runny). Remove from the pan immediately and place over the rice. Tip: if you prefer your yolk a bit more cooked, once egg is crispy on the edges flip it over gently. Cook the other side for a minute and turn off heat..
- Its ready to serve. Eat immediately while hot. Serve with one or two lime wedges (squeeze lime over the dish before eating)..
An incredibly popular 'one plate' dish for lunch or dinner, fried basil and pork is certainly one of the most popular Thai dishes. It is made in a piping hot wok with Be aware that most Thai people ask for lots of chilli in this dish so if you are not a fan of tingling lips, ask for you pad krapow 'a little spicy'. Recipe for Thai basil pork stir-fry. It is a very popular street dish in Thailand and very easy to cook at home! The unique mild and pleasant medicinal taste of holy basil is signature in this classic Thai dish.